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army officer.

Charles Justin Bailey, American army officer. Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Bailey, Charles Justin was born on June 21, 1859 in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Milton and Fanny L. (Andruss) Bailey.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1880. Graduate Artillery School, 1888. Master of Arts, University of Vermont, 1898.

Doctor of Laws, St. Johns College, 1922.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant 1st Artillery, June 12, 1880. First lieutenant, January 14, 1888. Captain, March 2, 1899.

Major, June 11, 1905. Lieutenant colonel Coast Artillery Corps, September 1, 1908. Colonel, March 11, 1911.

Brig.-general, October 10, 1913. Major general, National Army, August 5, 1917. Major general, regular army, October 5, 1921.

Commanding Philippine Department, April 15-August 15, 1918. Commanding 81st Division National Army, Camp Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina., August 1918. Commanding 81st Division, American Expeditionary Force in France, August 1918-May 1919 and in the United States until demobilized June 19, 1919.

Commanding Middle Atlantic Coast Artillery District, July 1919. Appointed commander 3d Corps Area, August 16, 1921. Retired December, 1922.

Distinguished Service Medal (United States). Commander, Order of Leopold (Belgium). Officer Legion of Honor (France).

Croix de Guerre with Palm (France). Trustee Chautauqua Institution.

Membership

Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Mary M. Dodge, November 4, 1885 (died May 16, 1923).; married second, Mistress. Children: Mistress.

father:
Milton Bailey

mother:
Fanny L. (Andruss) Bailey

spouses:
Mary M. Dodge

Mistress

child:
Mrs Bailey